Oct. 24, 2016, 12:01 a.m. (ET)

Each week, TeamUSA.org recaps the performances of U.S. athletes through photos, showing where in the world Team USA athletes competed and how they performed. In the week of Oct. 17-23, swimmers competed at the FINA Swimming World Cup, athletes made appearances at the UCI, Women's Sports Foundation and CMT awards, the U.S. bobsled team prepared to kick off the season, Olympians competed in Major League Baseball's National League Championship Series and the WNBA Finals, figure skaters began the grand prix series at Skate America, golfers competed at the CIMB Classic, fencers began their world cup season in Cairo, the U.S. women's soccer team took on Switzerland in two international friendlies and alpine skiers took to the slopes of Austria for the season's first world cup.

1) Megan Guarnier @ UCI Awards
Megan Guarnier accepts her award for winning the 2016 UCI Women's WorldTour at 2nd UCI Gala Awards on Oct. 18, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

2) Jake Arrieta @ Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitches in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on Oct. 18, 2016 in Los Angeles.

3) U.S. Bobsled Team @ National Team Trials
"No sliding today because it's 70 degrees in Lake Placid, but the athletes are working hard at the push track at the Olympic Training Center"- @USBSF

4) Team USA @ Anaheim Ducks vs. New Jersey Devils
Olympians Connor Jaeger, Robby Andrews, Dagmara Wozniak, Jennifer Sichel, Christina Epps, Monica Aksamit, Nick Delpopolo, Rick Doerr, English Gardener and New Jersey Devils players Luke Gazdic and Miles Wood pose for a photo at the Anaheim Ducks vs. New Jersey Devils opening game at the Prudential Center on Oct. 18, 2016 in Newark City, New Jersey.

5) Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian @ CMT Artists Of The Year
Gymnasts Aly Raisman (L) and Madison Kocian (R) present an award on stage at the CMT Artists of the Year 2016 on Oct. 19, 2016 in Nashville.

6) Tobin Heath @ International Friendly vs. Switzerland
Tobin Heath, #17, chases the ball with Selina Kuster, #6, of Switzerland during an international friendly match at Rio Tinto Stadium on Oct. 19, 2016 in Sandy, Utah.

7) Claressa Shields @ Salute To Women In Sports
Boxer Claressa Shields accepts the Individual Sportswoman of the Year award from Paralympic track and field athlete Aimee Mullins at the 37th Annual Salute to Women in Sports at Cipriani Wall Street on Oct. 19, 2016 in New York City.

8) Patrick Reed @ CIMB Classic
Patrick Reed plays a shot during the 2016 CIMB Classic at the TPC Kuala Lumpur on Oct. 20, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

9) Josh Prenot @ FINA World Cup
Josh Prenot competes in the men's 400-meter individual medley final during the 2016 FINA Swimming World Cup at OCBC Aquatic Centre on Oct. 21, 2016 in Singapore.

10) Mikaela Shiffrin @ FIS Alpine Ski World Cup
Mikaela Shiffrin competes in women's giant slalom at the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup on Oct. 22, 2016 in Soelden, Austria.

11) Summer Cook @ Tongyeong ITU World Cup 
Summer Cook celebrates her first-place finish at the Tongyeong ITU World Cup on Oct. 22, 2016 in Tongyeong, South Korea.

12) Race Imboden @ Cairo FIE Foil World Cup
Race Imboden celebrates after winning men's foil gold at the FIE Foil World Cup on Oct. 22, 2016 in Cairo.

13) Mariah Bell @ Skate America
Mariah Bell competes in the ladies' short program at 2016 Progressive Skate America on Oct. 21, 2016 in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

14) Ted Ligety @ FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup
Ted Ligety competes in men's giant slalom at the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup on Oct. 23, 2016 in Soelden, Austria.

15) Brad Snyder @ Alcatraz Swim For Sight
Brad Snyder swims in the Alcatraz Swim for Sight on Oct. 23, 2016 in San Francisco.

16) Jason Brown @ Skate America
Jason Brown performs at the Smucker's Skating Spectacular at 2016 Progressive Skate America at Sears Centre Arena on Oct. 23, 2016 in Hoffman Estates, Ill.